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Twelve years in Raleigh, and THIS is what we get?

      It’s pretty clear, if you venture out into the hinterlands of Moore County,  that state Rep.  Jamie Boles (R) is in a tough fight for renomination to another term in the General Assembly.  Retiring Southern Pines police chief Bob Temme has thrown…

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CHANCELLOR Timmy ???

  Maybe the rats ARE abandoning the ship.         First we hear David Lewis is taking up farming AND insurance.  Now, we’re hearing talk that a certain Boy Wonder from Kings Mountain may be eyeing a certain top job in a certain…

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Guess Who’s Back. Back Again. Dallas is Back. (Tell A Friend.)

    I found an interesting notation at the very bottom of the NCGOP’s year-end financial report.       “Woodhouse Consulting and Management.”    Founded on October 1.  Sees its first paycheck on November 11.         Well,  this certainly sounds like…

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Republican legislator, DEMOCRAT DONOR ???

  Here in Moore County, we have  a Republican candidate who gave multiple times to Barack Obama. Agriculture commissioner Steve Troxler headed “Farmers for John Edwards”  in 1998 when the Democrat was challenging incumbent US Senator Lauch Faircloth.    So,  NOTHING surprises me anymore.  …

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He’s IN. He’s OUT. He’s endorsing his opponent. Now, he’s – um – back IN?

    North Carolina District Court Judge Pete Mack is what folks in the ivory tower might kindly, gently describe as “an enigma.”   The Mike Easley appointee — serving Craven, Carteret and Pamlico counties — has left quite a paper trail documenting his support…

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MISTER Folwell: Leading the way

    State treasurer Dale Folwell got raked over the coals — even by members of his own party — when he pushed for transparency in  the pricing offered by health care providers.  Along comes President Trump who issues an executive order calling for pretty…

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NCGOPe on the move

    Amid the hubbub surrounding the impeachment trial and the State of the Union,  there has been some interesting tactical movement in and around a certain Hillsborough Street building we all know and love.   First —  Once again, there is a vacancy in…

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The Dacey Family Business: Run for SOMETHING. Hug up to Trump. (Repeat.)

    We told  you earlier about Judge Peter Mack down on the coast.   On December 19th, the next to last day of filing, Jennifer Dacey – wife to Indian casino lobbyist and failed congressional candidate Scott — filed to run AGAINST Mack The…

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RINO hunting season in full-swing

  We’ve told you about Supreme Court candidate Tamara Barringer– the former state senator once tied to a PAC whose mission was to primary conservative critics of Jim Black and Richard Morgan.  We’ve told you about the Moore  County D.A. candidate , running as a…

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2020 Polling. Governor AND Senate. (Yay.)

  The Morning Consult, a DC-based bunch,  has released their latest numbers tracking the popularity of all 50 governors and all 100 senators.     Here’s what they have on Roy Cooper:       What it all means:       As of the…